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Water Conference HCM



Conference: “Urban Flooding_ Current Status & Solutions”

Day 2:               7th November 2019

Venue:               Seminar Room, 3rd Floor, Saigon Exhibition & Convention Center (SECC) 

Organized by:          Informa Markets| UBM

Hosted by:      Vietnam Water Supply & Sewerage Association (VWSA)

Supported by:          Ministry of Construction of Vietnam


08:30 - 09:00


09:00 - 09: 05

Opening speech 

Mr. BT Tee, General Director, Informa Markets Vietnam

09:05 – 09:10


Opening speech

Assoc.Prof. Dr. Nguyen Hong Tien, Vice Chairman and Secretary General, Vietnam Water Supply & Sewerage Association (VWSA)

09:10 - 09:25

Planning for drainage and flooding

Institute of Southern Irrigation Planning

09:25 - 09:40

Current situation and solutions against flooding in Ho Chi Minh

Representative from Infrastructure Management Center - Department of Construction HCMC

09:40 -09:55

Management of ground elevation in drainage and flood control

Ms. Pham Thi Thanh Hai, Deputy Team Leader SWECO-NIHON SUDIO

09:55 - 10:10

Vietnam HCMC Environmental Sanitation Projects - Key lessons from complex and transformational projects

Representative from World Bank Vietnam

10:10 -10:25

Effective and sustainable anti-flooding solution for HCMC                       

Sr. Eng. Vu Hai, Urban drainage specialist

10:25 - 10:40

Sustainable Urban Drainage Solution (SUDS) and applicability for Vietnamese urban areas

Prof. PhD. Nguyen Viet Anh, Director of Institute of Environmental Science and Engineering (IESE), National University of Civil Engineering - Head of Science & Technology Department, Vietnam Water Supply and Sewerage Association (VWSA)

10:40 - 10:45

Tea break

10:45 - 11:00

Funding the Gap from Idea to Financial Closure for Flood Protection

J. H. (Harrie) Laboyrie, Port, River and Coastal Expert, MSc., Member of the Board, Partner CDR International BV

11:00 - 11:15

Flood management in urban areas

Datuk Ir Abdul Kadir Mohd Din FASc, President of Malaysian Water Association -Chairman of Senie Associates Sdn Bhd

11:15 - 11:30

Flooding, what to do if preventive measures do not suffice

Mr. Ronald Lafeber, Representative for Asia - Van Heck Group (the Netherlands)

11:30 -11:45

Urban Flooding - Current Status and Solutions in Osaka City, Japan

Mr. Norio Hashimoto, Water Environment Department, Sewerage Division, Japan Public Works Bureau, Osaka City, Japan

11:45 - 12:00

Drainage and anti-flooding experience from Japan

Mr. Makoto Ibaraki, JICA Sewerage Policy Advisor in Ministry of Construction

12:00 - 12:15

Applications of fast surface modelling in urban flood management

Pedro Almeida from Finnish Water Forum

12:15 - 12:30

Integrated water cycle management solutions for urban areas - a case study from South East Water Utility (Australia)

Mr. Dan Sullivan, General Manager of South East Water Utility (Australia) - Board Member of the Australian Water Association.

12:30 - 13:00

Panel Dicussion

Moderator by Prof. Dr Nguyen Hong Tien, Vice Chairman and General Secretary (VWSA), Prof. PhD Nguyen Viet Anh, Director (IESE), Head of Science & Technology Department (VWSA)


End of Conference

*The program is subject to confirmation. The organizer reserves the right to change the speakers and the above schedule in the best interest of the conference.

* Please note that the International conference is open for invited guests and Management Level only & has limited seats. To secure your seats, please contact Mr. Matt Tran at email: [email protected] or Ms. Đào ([email protected]) to get the confirmation letter.